Autism/Asperger's/PDD Awareness

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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Autism

How can I help my 6 year old autistic son during moments when he continually exerts pressure on his chin and it seems he cant have enough of it?

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Autism signs?

I have a 2 yr old son who shows some signs of autism. His doctor has scheduled a comprehensive evaluation and we are definetley concerned and worried. Samuel is a very smart,...

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wanting to talk

My son 5 almost 6 has been diagnosed with ADHD and Asperger's almost a year ago. I was wondering if there was anyone out there for me to talk with about what is going on with...

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10-year old - Potty training

I have an almost 10-year old grandson who is autistic. He can repeat words but can't carry on a conversation and will pull my hand and take me to the kitchen if he wants...

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Sitters

My son is 3 and high funtioning Autistic... We live in Round Rock, Texas and need help desparatley! He goes to school 1/2 a day during school months, but now that it is...

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Communi-kit on ebay

i just bought a lot of 20 oral motor whistles for my son for 8 bucks from this seller, they have a TON of different things at a very cheap price for autistic/pdd children. i...

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my nefew has aspergers

My brothers son who is now 11, FINALLY, was diagnosed. His mother who was more worried about herself, and didnt want to bring him to a real doctor, she was seeing a md who only...

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Aspie Parenting

I am a Mom with Asperger's. Is there any other Moms that are aspies? I think we are pretty rare. I have found less than 10 so far....

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Questions about Risperdal

Hello. My son who is 5 has High Functioning Autism and ADHD. He was just on Adderall 5 mg 2 times a day and was just prescribed Risperdal 0.25 mg for his aggression. I gave him...

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Toe-walking device

I am a student at Northeastern University in Boston about to start a senior design project for Mechanical Engineering. My group has decided to create a device that will help...

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Autism and Summer Camp

My son (age 10) suffers from anxiety disorder (well controlled on medication ) and autism. This last summer he attended sleep away camp and voiced no objections to attending. We...

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encoprisis HELP!

My name is Jenny and i need advice, help, support. .anything. my son will be six next month and he poops his pants daily. H has autism and from what we have understood about it...

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Other moms exclude my son

Looking for commiseration and comfort. I have a 3.5 year old on the spectrum. We live in a neighborhood with tons of parents in their 30's and toddlers everywhere you turn. I've...

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medcaid waiver

I have a Medicaid. Wavier for. My son with Autism. Developmental delay and A.D,D im having a. Hard Time getting op,speech,and pt outside of the school. Medicaid. Waiver says...

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6 year old autistic son

Hi my name is Hope and I am the mother of a 6 year old autistic/ adhd combined type. I decided yesterday to remove my son from the public school system. He had been through the...

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Tap To Talk

I have a 5 year old with ASD and he is non verbal, he has started using the PECS system at nursery and at home. Whilst scaning the internet yesterday i come across this system...